Theatre and Dance


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Heidi  Clemmens

Associate Professor of Dance

Office Location: 203 Brophy Hall
Office Phone: (309) 298-1707
Email: HS-Clemmens@wiu.edu

 

 

 

Associate Professor of Dance and Co-Artistic Director of University Dance Theatre. Clemmens has an MFA from Arizona State University. Her major influences include Daniel Hagrin, Cliff Keuter, and Elina Mooney, among others. She has choreographed and performed with the Aurora Mime Theatre, Desert Dance Theatre and Two Rivers Dance Theatre, teaching dance residences for grades K-12.

As a choreographer for University Dance Theatre, Clemmens had dance pieces chosen for the American College Dance Festival National Gala at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. She has also worked extensively to integrate dancers with developmental and physical disabilities into her choreographic works. Clemmens teaches modern, jazz and theory courses in the dance minor and choreographs for the Musical Theatre Program.